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Van Roekel, Willemina (Mrs. Willem) 1910-1996


Posted By: Paul Van Dyke --Volunteer
Date: 6/13/2021 at 20:33:32

Source: Sioux Center News (5-14-1996)

Born: June 27, 1910
Died: May 7, 1996

Willemina Van Roekel, 85, of Rock Valley died Tuesday, May 7, at Valley Manor Nursing Home in Rock Valley.

Services were at 2 P.M. Friday, May 10, at Netherlands Reformed Church in Rock Valley with the Reverend John Den Hoed officiating. Burial was in Valley View Cemetery.

Mrs. Van Roekel was born June 27, 1910, at Ede, The Netherlands, the daughter of Cornelius and Gysbertha (Mulder) Teunissen. The family came to the United States in 1923. She married Willem Van Roekel January 24, 1934, in Perkins. The couple farmed near Rock Valley for a few years and then near Doon for many years. They moved into Doon in 1958. He died November 13, 1975, and she moved to Valley Manor August 4, 1987.

She was a member of Netherlands Reformed Church.

Survivors include two sons, Hans and his wife Wilma of Doon and Chase of Orange City; a daughter, Bertha and her husband Ed Van Grootheest of Doon; a sister, Cora Boon of Rock Valley; seven sisters-in-law; four grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.


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